Select water-rich foods, such as grapes and hot cereal, instead
of denser choices like raisins and bagels. It's true: Foods high in
water can help you feel fuller on fewer calories, according to a new
study from Pennsylvania State University in University Park.
When meals and snacks - including pizza, muffins and casseroles -
were altered to include more water-rich fruits and vegetables,
women ate 23 percent fewer calories a day. The participants, 24
women ages 19-35, say they felt just as satisfied as when they ate